Among the advanced GPS capabilities developed
by Boeing for the U.S.A.F Navstar GPS Wing the military, are
12 GPS Block IIF satellites , currently under contract. Boeing
is expected to deliver the first GPS IIF satellite in 2007.
For the next decade, the company is offering the next generation
GPS spacecraft, for the GPS III which will include inherent
The program successfully completed a critical
U.S. Air Force review of its Global Positioning System (GPS)
Space Segment III program in November 06 and has been awarded
a $50 million contract for additional system design activities.
The review was part of a $10 million follow-on order to the
Phase A Concept Development Contract awarded in 2004. The U.S.
Air Force is expected to award the multi-billion dollar GPS
III contract in 2007.